[JOB] Senior Rails Developer wanted in New Haven, CT

You:

  • Programmer
  • Loves to code - Creating and building stuff excites you
  • Knows OO Uncle Bob’s SOLID, you also understand the principles of
    design patterns rather than knowing rubber stamped templates
  • Appreciate elegance, to include Kent Beck’s rules of simple design
  • Works efficiently and effectively, striving to always get better and
    lean
  • Team player
  • Has fun, is fun
  • Polyglot - you use the right language for the job, but loves Ruby
  • Web programming, but it’s not all you’ve done or will do
  • Have ideas, willing to pitch and see them come to fruition

Us:

  • Hedgeye Risk Management is a premier online financial media company
    and a leading independent provider of real-time investment research.
    The Hedgeye team features some of the worlds most regarded research
    analysts united around a vision of independent, un-compromised real-
    time investment research as a service. Our research teams have buy-
    side experience, which adds uniqueness in our approach to delivering
    value-added research, insights and ideas to our clients
  • Startup that actually makes money, with revenues increasing many
    fold each year since inception in the last 3 years
  • Our web application is the distribution part of our business, not
    the only part of the business
  • Do Agile development with a small team, with company buy in
  • Developer and Business work together directly
  • Engineering offices in New Haven, CT and Dana Point, CA (This
    posting for the New Haven, CT office)

Things that excite you

  • Agile - the more eXtreme the better
  • Lean Startup/UX - let’s build the right stuff and not waste time
    doing it
  • Web development, esp. Ruby on Rails, but keep an eye for what’s
    going on, Sinatra, Seaside, Wicket, Django all have good things about
    them
  • TDD/BDD - nuff said, you believe this to be the most effective way
    to develop
  • Refactoring - without quality, code is nothing
  • Pair Programming - quality, sharing, synergy are important to you
  • Exploring new tech - you know that somewhere someone’s writing the
    new hotness and you’d like to be in on it

Skills you have

  • Ruby - this is what we code most of our stuff in
  • Javascript and Javascript frameworks - coz there’s always code in
    the browser
  • TDD/BDD - this is how we work
  • Rspec, Cucumber - these are our main automated testing frameworks
  • Distributed version control
  • *nix savvy - we develop on OSX, deploy to linux
  • Verbal/written communication skills - everyone asks for these, we’ll
    be lemmings on this one

Bonus points

  • scaled a web application - the bigger the better
  • security - extra points here
  • an eye for design/UX
  • active github account

Perks:

Paid Conferences
Cool offices
Apple hardware
401K
Medical, Dental, Vision (97.5% paid by employer)
Flex schedule

Do we have a match?

Salary commensurate with ability

To Apply:

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